Somerset County Parks and Recreation
Our destination bursts with natural beauty that makes it an idyllic setting for playing outdoors. Breathtaking parks and gardens, both community and private. Superb equestrian centers and country clubs. Highly rated and popular golf courses. Action-packed possibilities for a broad spectrum of sports, including professional baseball. Get moving—and start exploring Somerset County.
Neshanic Valley Golf Course is the flagship public facility of the five-course Somerset County Park Commission System. The 27-hole championship course, nine-hole Academy Course, the Learning Center, and the Callaway Golf Performance Center were designed to accommodate the needs of golfers of all abilities. Designed by Hurdzan/Fry, the course covers 350 acres of rolling Branchburg, New Jersey farmland. The 12,000 Learn More …Read More
North Branch Greenway Park is a nine acre tract located on Milltown Road in Bridgewater, offering a lighted in-line skating rink, a basketball court, and an open play field. Access to fishing locations on the North Branch of the Raritan River is also provided.Read More
Located in Bridgewater Township, North Branch Park is the home of the Somerset County Park Commission administrative offices. This 194 acre park, acquired in 1961, offers nearly a mile of frontage along the North Branch of the Raritan River. In addition to being the host location of the annual 4H Fair, the park is used extensively for major exhibits, shows, Learn More …Read More
Peony’s Envy is a nursery and display garden in Bernardsville, New Jersey within easy access of New York City and Philadelphia. Peony’s Envy offers one of the most extensive collections of tree and herbaceous peonies in the Northeast. The gardens feature over 30,000 peony plants, with over two hundred and fifty distinct cultivars.Read More
Quail Brook Golf Course is one of the top public courses in Central New Jersey. This 18 hole, 6,617 yard course is heavily wooded, and known for its rolling front nine and tight, hilly back nine. A driving range, golf shop and snack bar are also located at the facility.Read More
Designed by H. Barker in 1911, Raritan Valley Country Club’s golf course is an 18 hole regulation course with a rating of 72.2 and a slope rating of 131 on bent grass. A private equity golf course, Raritan Valley has an “Accompanied by Member” guest policy.Read More